HARD Summer Announces 2021 Dates and Venue Change

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Pasquale Rotella just dropped the latest details for HARD Summer Music Festival including the 2021 dates and move to a familiar venue in SoCal.


Since its inception, HARD Events has become one of the most dominating forces in the festival scene. While their standalone events have graced venues like Red Rocks, HARD Summer Music Festival has been a fixture for over a decade with incredible lineups. While this year’s edition might have been held up due to the ongoing pandemic with virtual events taking its place, Pasquale Rotella has been hard at work to lock in their next in-person experience.

Tonight, those details have begun to surface as Pasquale Rotella took to Instagram to announce that HARD Summer Music Festival will be returning to SoCal next year to give dance music lovers some fun in the sun. Set to take place on July 31 – August 1, the same dates it was supposed to be held this year, tickets for HSMF will be available this week, the earliest its ever gone on sale.

But that wasn’t the biggest news to come from the update, as Rotella also delivered the news that HARD Summer will be moving from its current home at The Speedway in Fontana to one that will be familiar to any rave in SoCal, the NOS Events Center. Boasting of multiple stages across the expanded layout for the venue that was also announced for Beyond Wonderland SoCal, there will be plenty of room to move and groove to the beat.

The Speedway in Fontana will be undergoing major renovations through our 2021 dates, but we are excited to already be discussing brand new event ideas with them for once they’re finished. In the meantime, HARD will be bringing all of its 5 stages, dope production & big headlining artists just down the road on the 10 FWY! We are so excited to reimagine the HARD layout and add lotsa new room to dance & celebrate SUMMER!

Pasquale Rotella

Limited pre-sale tickets for HARD Summer Music Festival 2021 will go on-sale Thursday, October 15 at 12pm PT and will be available for $9.95 down via their website. Stay tuned for more details that are still to come!

Check out the full announcement from Pasquale Rotella on Instagram:


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